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The City of Portland, Oregon

Police Bureau

Sworn to protect. Dedicated to serve.

Phone: 503-823-0000

Non-Emergency: 503-823-3333

1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Our Mission Statement

The mission of the Portland Police Bureau is to reduce crime and the fear of crime. We work with all community members to preserve life, maintain human rights, protect property and promote individual responsibility and community commitment.

Talking Beat Podcast View all »

  1. Aug 15

    Demonstration Events: Behind the Scenes - Talking Beat

    Go behind the scenes to find out what it takes to plan for and manage a large scale demonstration in the City of Portland.

  2. Aug 8

    Chief Outlaw: Protesting in Portland - Talking Beat

    Chief Daniel Outlaw provides some perspective on how recent large scale events have affected the City of Portland and the Portland Police Bureau.

  3. Jun 26

    Drugs in Portland - Talking Beat

    What drugs are in Portland, how do they get on our streets or in our communities, and what the members of the Drugs and Vice Division are doing about it?

  4. Jun 3

    Crime Trends and Solutions in Portland's 3 Precincts - Talking Beat

    Portland has three precincts, Central, East, and North precinct. Police Commanders for each precinct provide some insights into what is going on in each of their precincts and some of the creative strategies they're using to address crime

  5. May 2

    Behavioral Health Unit - Talking Beat

    The Behavioral Health Unit coordinates the Police Bureau's response to people in behavioral crisis, whether it's from a suspected mental illness or a drug and alcohol addiction or both.

Sunshine Division

We offer food assistance six days a week at our warehouse and 24 hour food assistance through Portland Police Officers. Learn more »